Living The Life That God Has For Us....

God's Plumbline Ministries is called to repair devastation in the lives of God's people allowing restoration both physically and spiritually. Providing creative solutions for employment, education and life skills allowing God to repair and restore hope.  Empowering each community to establish a secure foundation both inside and out, while keeping in tact God given talents and uniqueness, not focusing on man's ways but God's ways.  Developing working relationships within social and economic circles, working hand in hand with community leaders to bring the love and compassion of Jesus Christ. 

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Lessons in Real

Lessons in Real...

"Real isn't how you are made," said the Skin Horse. 
"It's a thing that happens to you.  
When a child love you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but really loves you, then you become Real."
"Does it hurt? asked the Rabbit.
"Sometimes," said the Skin Horse, for he was always truthful.
"When you are Real, you don't mind being hurt."
Does it happen all at once, like being wound up," he asked, "or bit by bit?"
"It doesn't happen all at once," said the Skin Horse.
"You become. It takes a long time. 
That's why it doesn't often happen to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. 
Generally, the the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out, and you get loose in the joint and very shabby. But these things don't matter at all, because once you are Real, you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand."

- The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

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